Re: Developing multi-threading applications

From: Roberto Fichera (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 05:42:45 EST

At 12.16 13/06/02 +0200, Peter Wächtler wrote:
>Roberto Fichera wrote:
>>At 11.44 13/06/02 +0200, Peter Wächtler wrote:
>>>>You are right! But "computational intensive" is not totaly right as I
>>>>say ;-),
>>>>because most of thread are waiting for I/O, after I/O are performed the
>>>>computational intensive tasks, finished its work all the result are sent
>>>>to thread-father, the father collect all the child's result and perform
>>>>computational work and send its result to its father and so on with many
>>>>thread-father controlling other child. So I think the main problem/overhead
>>>>is thread creation and the thread's numbers.
>>>Have a look at
>>>they provide M:N threading model where threads can live in userspace.
>>Yes! I'm looking for it. But I want evaluate some other before.

And I don't want use a library that's totally in userspace.

>There is a paper included in the tar archives from Ralf Engelschall
>(author of GNU portable threads).
>There you will find lots of interesting pointers to other thread packages.

I'll take a look. Thanks!

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